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partisan

adjective

partisan

noun
variants: also

partizan

Synonyms and Antonyms of partisan

  1. 1 one who follows the opinions or teachings of another partisans of the charismatic leader refuse to tolerate any criticism of him at all Synonyms acolyte, adherent, convert, disciple, epigone, liege man, follower (also partizan), pupil, votarist, votaryRelated Words apostle, missionary, proselytizer, soldier; faithful, loyalist; advocate, backer, champion, supporter; protégé, scholar, student; ideologist, ideologue (also idealogue), sectarian; admirer, cultist, devotee, enthusiast, fan, idolater (or idolator), worshipper (or worshiper), zealot; apparatchik, camp follower, flunky (also flunkey or flunkie), hanger-on, henchman, lackey, lickspittle, minion, myrmidon, satellite, stooge, sycophant, toady, yes-manNear Antonyms apostate, defector, renegade, traitor, turncoatAntonyms coryphaeus, leader

  2. 2 one who is intensely or excessively devoted to a cause a partisan of the revolution who was even willing to give her life for it Synonyms crusader, fanatic, ideologue (also idealogue), militant, zealot (also partizan), red hot, true believerRelated Words activist; dreamer, idealist, visionary; cultist, disciple, follower, hanger-on, idolizer, votary; addict, aficionado (also afficionado), buff, bug, devotee, enthusiast, fan, fancier, fiend, fool, freak, habitué (also habitue), head, hound, junkie (also junky), lover, maniac, maven (also mavin), nut, sucker; advocate, apostle, backer, champion, evangelist, patron, promoter, stalwart, supporter; booster, rooter, well-wisher; faddistNear Antonyms dabbler, dilettanteAntonyms nonmilitant

  3. 3 one who stubbornly or intolerantly adheres to his or her own opinions and prejudices she's too much of a political partisan to ever concede that the other side might have a valid point Synonyms dogmatist, dogmatizer, bigot (also partizan), sectarianRelated Words doctrinaire, fanatic, purist; jingoist, nationalist; racialist, racist, supremacist; chauvinist, sexistNear Antonyms freethinker, latitudinarian, liberal



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